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Nov 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
people who lost their lives in this storm is now up to at least 87 in nine states. in new york city, firefighters and police went door to door checking on residents. mayor michael bloomberg said the death toll in the city is up to 37 now. today, police recovered the bodies of two staten island children who were literally torn from their mother's arms and swept away on floodwaters monday. millions of people in 11 states from virginia to new hampshire are spending a fourth night in the dark. nearly 4.5 million homes and businesses are without electricity. but the cavalry is on the way. the air force is shipping utility trucks and power generators from california aboard 17 aircraft. and the new york city subway startrunning again, but the service was very limited. that meant long lines for buses. >> watch your step. be careful with the person in front of you. >> pelley: and even longer lines of cars cross the bridges into manhattan. in new jersey and on long island, cars lined up as far as the eye could see for gasoline. many stations are closed, either out of gas or without power for the pumps. in
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
without power as the nights grow colder. in parts of new york and new jersey, there's high anxiety as the gas gauge drops to empty and the lines go on for hours. this evening, new york city's mayor reversed himself and canceled sunday's new york city marathon. his hand forced by withering criticism. >> they got generators over there to keep the runners warm. we need the help! >> pelley: the starting line for the race was to be on staten island, home of the trayna family where at least 19 people were killed. we have a team of correspondents covering the aftermath of sandy. first, we're going to go to anna werner who was there when more bodies were found on staten island today. anna? >> reporter: scott, many people here say that they live in the forgotten borough and that that has never been more true than in the wake of hurricane sandy. the devastation and pain are everywhere here, in the neighborhood where more people died than any other. 13 feet of water swept across mapleton avenue. >> we're leaving them in place. >> reporter: the national guard found the bodies here of two people trapped by the surge. one was in a window. catherine merced was also trapped next door. >> i hear
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
wednesday. there are signs of life is returning to normal in new york city. all three airports are open as of today as is the new york stock exchange and broadway shows. problems still persist. traffic in the city is nothing short of a nightmare without public transportation wednesday manhattan streets were clogged with people trying to get back to work. there's some good news. subway and train service is starting up again today at least on a limited basis. >> i am declaring a transportation emergency. >> reporter: mayor bloomberg is mandating that all cars driving into manhattan has to have at least three people. >> i know it is inconvenient for a lot of people but the streets can only handle so much. >> reporter: half of all gas stations in the area are closed. >> hundreds of cars here trying to get gas. >> reporter: analysts say it could get another week to get all the gas stations back up and running. lack of power continues to be a problem in this area of manhattan. officials say, though, that people in manhattan may see the lights go back on as early as tomorrow or saturday.
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> -- and all that matters. >> amazing time laps video of sandy slamming new york city. >> few more days and no power new york might get weird. >> on cbs "this morning." >> speaking foreign language >> when your city is flooding that's as bad as antonio [ bleep ] banderas. >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york, norah o'donnell is in washington. the extent of superstorm sandy's damage has become clearer and more alarming, five a day. this morning sandy is blamed for 75 deaths in ten states. and about 5 million homes and businesses still have no electricity. >> in new york city many subway and commuter trains are now running and the city has put restrictions on drivers trying to get into manhattan. drivers also face severe gas shortages throughout the new york metro area. this morning hundreds of thousands of people along the new jersey shore are facing months even years of rebuilding. jeff glor is in things where president obama saw the power of sandy for himself on wednesday. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: norah, good morning to you. 14 are dead in new je
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
with sandy's aftermath. a good portion of new york city is still in the dark as crews rush to try to restore electricity. >> now little by little the city's transportation system is coming back online. limited subway, bus and commuter rail service is going to have start this morning. and ines ferre has more. >> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to sheafiest hand the damage from superstorm sandy -- see firsthand the damage from superstorm sandy. the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they say were homes destroyed and streets still underwater. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow-up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you've rebuilt. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york city. all three airports are open as of today. as is the new york stock exchange and br
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
businesses still in the dark this evening. in new york city, police are out there enforcing an hov requirement if you want to drive your car into manhattan. in hoboken, new jersey, nearly 20,000 people stranded in their homes by flood waters. in large areas of the jersey coast are in ruins with homes, piers, board walks simply wreck. bruce johnson reports from a marina in atlantic highlands, new jersey, where sandy tossed around dozens of boats just like toys. >> reporter: i'm bruce johnson in highland, new jersey, another one of those small beach towns devastated by the storm. back over there, that's new york city. well what we want you to see is this way. you won't believe it. damage from this storm. millions of dollars in losses to these boats. big, small, luxury boats. working people, gone. >> it was rolling waves. and they were just both coming in, floating along everywhere. you didn't know which way they were coming from. just amazing. >> reporter: you are looking at more than 600 boats. both destroyed. you're looking at the harbor master here. the former captain of the polic
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
underway after sandy. >>> in new york city leaders there are taking steps to reduce the gas lines. beginning today drivers with license plates ending with odd numbers can get fuel. tomorrow it will be people with even numbers that can fill up. only 25% of the gas stations are are open right now. >>> and getting to new york city by rail is still a challenge but amtrak is hoping to have three of its tunnels to new york's penn station back open by tonight. amtrak's goal is to restore all of its service and commuter rail in and out of the station by monday. >>> many of us here across the mid-atlantic are learning some pretty hard lessons after the superstorm. >> our own bruce leshan is living the nightmare, trying to rebuild after a tree nearly destroyed his home. he hopes it will help others. >> i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. and i'm hoping what i've learned is going to help some other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of tulip poplars. but all around the neighborhood now, the chainsaws are buzzing, the cranes are lifting th
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am EDT
race through a storm shocked city organizers of the new york marathon back down. >> as the clock ticks down to election day, both presidential candidates make ohio their second home. where things stand with three days to go. >> and for all the pain and heartbreak this week time for optimism. "annie" returns to broadway with a message that endures. ♪ o all that and so much more on cbs "this morning saturday," saturday, november 3, 2012. >>> identify forgotten how well she can hit that note. >> she's incredible. i'm looking forward to having a conversation with her. >> welcome to the weekend, everybody. we begin with the aftermath of the big storm and here are this morning's headlines. more than 100 people in ten states are dead as a result of hurricane sandy. 3.5 million people remain without power in the northeast. gasoline rationing has been ordered in new jersey. after stirring up a huge go ahead, the new york city marathon has been cancelled. it has been scheduled for tomorrow. growing numbers of people in places hit by the storm say they are being neglected and anger is rising. o
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
even more fires and we've already seen how bad that can be in new york city. we'll have more on that destruction there especially in the breezy point neighborhood coming up at 6:30. >> we were talking -- you can't even get trailers for people to stay in as temporary housing because there's no infrastructure and you've got to clear away all of that debris. >> reporter: yeah and in lower manhattan most of the roads are still completely flooded with water. they have to pump it all out. it's crazy. you can really understand why sandy is now being called new jersey and new york's katrina. >> it's big deal. >> thanks christine. >>> here's a look at the latest outage numbers in our area -- >>> this morning, police continue to investigate a fatal pedestrian accident in jermantown. sky 9 was over the scene yesterday when a 15-year-old was killed on jermantown road at wisteria drive. the victim has been identified as christina morris-ward. she was a tenth grader at seneca valley high school and he was walking to -- she was walking to school. julie wolf excuse me is live on the scene in jermant
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 4:30am EST
. staten island, new york. >>> new york city is opening schools today for the first time. >>> tuesday is election day so generators are being brought in and polling locations are being moved so ravaged sections of new york and new jersey residents will be able to vote. it remains unclear if the preparations are enough to avoid depressed turnout in communities which still lack power or people have been forced to leave their homes. >>> new york city's transit system remains a problem in the days after superstorm sandy. yesterday governor cuomo suspended tolls in the rockaways. the loss of train service makes it especially hard for residents to get back and forth. the suspended tolls will remain in place. >>> today and tomorrow fairfax police testimony is going to collect food and clothing for the victims of superstorm sandy. >> matt jablow has more. >> reporter: captain laura kenyan is the head of the criminal investigation division of the city of fairfax. >> my co-workers rally. >> reporter: during more than 20 years as a police officer she has witnessed all types of tragedies. >> but
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
businesses in the new york city area. many of them had just got entheir power restored. >> the winter storm brought rain, strong winds and several inches of snow region. airlines cancelled nearly 1600 flights and highways and train routes were also disrupted and families shivered in homes. ben, how is everybody doing? >> reporter: well, norah you can see this is the last thing that people needed. the streets in tuckerton flood again, front yards flood. as nor'easters go this wouldn't be a big deal. but for a couple of days people were able to come back to this neighborhood to save what they could, tearing out carpets, ripping down walls. that has now been put on hold. one woman said this second storm feels like a second punch to the gut. when the nor'easter slammed into the jersey shore wind and rain quickly turned into a whiteout as temperatures plummeted into the low 30s. volunteers handed out blankets for those with no heat. >> just won't end now. unfortunate want it to be over. >> reporter: in snow covered belmar a generate oris running nick's one light and computer. he's gone ten days
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm EST
renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all but shut down. >> reporter: how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will have to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meterologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will noaa be able to spend what it needs? >> satellite controlled navigation, that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa is going to have to take some controllers out of the towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be inconvenienced but worse? >> just about everybody will see their tax goes up. >> reporter: people who work will see their payroll tax goes up and people who itemize won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress hasn't continued those reductions and small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we lose most of the jobs that have been added and we're back to the depths of the recession again. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9 news now. >> nobody wants to go back there. now the governor of virginia is already m
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
be nearly two weeks more before the power is fully restored in new york city. and today, there is some limited subway service for the first time since the storm. the major routes to the cities are being limited to the cities carrying three or more people. >> and we didn't think that it was going to be this bad, but honestly, i'm glad that we were here so we could start cleaning it out. >> and in new jersey, nearly 2 million people are still in the dark. that's almost 25% of the state's entire population. in hoboken, thousands are stranded as the flood waters simply have no place to go. on top of all that, drivers in both new york and new jersey are waiting hours on end to gas up their vehicles. that's if they can even find a station that's open. bruce johnson reports from a marina in atlantic highland, new jersey, where sandy tossed around boats like toys. >> this is bruce johnson in highlands, new jersey. another one of those small beach towns devastated by the storm. back over there on my shoulders, that's new york city. what we want you to see this way, you won't believe it. da
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
solution brings its own brand of pain. starting tomorrow drivers in new york city with license plate numbers ending in odd numbers can get gas. on saturday, folks with even numbers. right now only 25% of the gas stations are open. >> our own reporter bruce leshan knows what it's like to have to start over apartment tree crashed down on his home during superstorm sandy forcing him and his family out. >> reporter: i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. i'm hope wag i've learned is going to help other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of poplars. but all around the neighborhood now the chain saws are buzzing, the cranes are lifting the logs out of people's back yards. my neighbors are all scared that what happened to me might happen to them. and so they're taking out this tree now. later in the afternoon, this one will come down. luckily my wife had decided to ride out the storm down in the basement, because this was my bedroom. this crisis has convinced me that my friends and neighbors are the best ever. they helped me move into this
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, gambling, even renting a ferris wheel for a house party. >>> on to superstorm sandy where new york city has now canceled the marathon. that's one of the biggest sporting events of the year but at least 41 new yorkers died in the super symptoms, and nearly half of them on statten island. hundreds need food and water, and they say help just isn't coming fast enough. >> reporter: the new york city marathon is the latest victim of superstorm sandy. the city canceled after public backlash. some complained the marathon would take police away from areas still recovering from the storm. the mayor issued a statement saying we cannot allow controversy over an athletic event to distract attention away from the critically important work that is being done to recover from the storm. many of those affect agreed. >> life changes. you can't -- sometimes you've got to cancel things. there was no halloween. >> reporter: sandy's force is very visible on steapt island where the marathon was supposed to start. in gray kills harbor, boats are piled on top of each other. homes are boarded up, some with signs begg
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 11:30pm EST
york carpool restrictions have been lifted, and most subway lines are running. power has been restored to all but a 10th of new york city residents. warming centers remain open for those still without lek tries. schools will be open tomorrow for 1 million new york city school students. governor christie is urging schools that have not open to be creative to get students back to the classroom. >> we've got a lot of work to do but we've already accomplished a lot, from 2.7 million people out of power, we're down to under a million in less than six days of work so we're making progress, doing the things we need to do. you know i will continue to ride herd over these folks and make sure what needs to get done will get done. >> gas continues to be raged but the governor says he hopes to lift that order soon and he insists there is no gas shortage in the statement he says the long gas lines should subside now that refineries are running again, and that president obama has ordered millions of gallons of gas sent to the region. aid to new york will soon be arriving from this area. matt jablow reports tonight. the city of fairfax is now d
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
far cry from normal in "new york post" sandy. we have a story on life in one of the hardest hit states. >>> when you have a city with the largest subbasis testimony, when it is down, it is crippling. some lines were up today. but you cannot escape post sandy new york. >> reporter: everywhere you go, it is there. >> everything has been touched by sandy. >> reporter: from long island, where houses are destroyed, lights out, cars dead, still. to new york city, where frustration is the new normal. >> get in front of me. >> reporter: here, three long days in the dark and three long hours for gas are taking their toll. speaking of tolls are free, but you pay in waiting. if you have less than three people in the car you don't get over a bridge or new a tunnel. >> move to the front, let's go. >> reporter: no news story can wrap up the toll of super storm sandy. the death toll is 97. more than half in the tristate area. today, the discovery of two boys swept from their mother on a staten island street at the height of the storm, they got out to get help, but she could not hold on. they found their bodies in a marsh today. st
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am EST
179, 110 in the united states. 47 of those are in new york. now with the damage so widespread, homeland security secretary janet napolitano says the number one concern is housing. new york city's mayor says up to 40,000 people may need shelter. temperatures are close to freezing. here at home the city of fairfax is doing its part to help out victims. a detective there is leading the effort in this. good morning. >> good morning. we are talking about a food, clothing and supply drive that started yesterday and will continue until tomorrow. and then on wednesday a group of fairfax city police officers are going to drive up to new york and new jersey and hand deliver all of your donations. yesterday, i want to show you this video because people were just pouring into this pardon me, donating everything from sleeping bags, blankets, food, water, diapers, the turnout was a welcome surprise for the woman who started it all, captain laura kenyan, she has been a police officer for 20 years. she has never seen anything quite like superstorm sandy. the same thing was said by thomas coon, who is president of the edison electric institute. listen to what he had to say. >> sandy is the biggest o
CBS
Nov 18, 2012 9:00am EST
: new york city has always taken pride in its culture, so it's only fitting that at this trendy new spot, the cultures are alive and active. it is a yogurt shop, after all. >> the goal of this cafe was really to show the possibilities of yogurt. >> reporter: you heard him. fermted milk is now center stage in one of manhattan's chicest neighborhoods. john heath heads innovation at chobani's. what's the best seller. >> pistachio with chocolate and orange. i mean people absolutely love that one. >> reporter: it's the brand new face of an age old product thousands of years ago, notice mads are thought to have first discovered yogurt. today chobani's chefs say they're discovering it all over again. >> so here we have some cucumber, some ol i have been oil, a little bit of salt and just pure simple yogurt. >> reporter: at the heart of every recipe is chobani's greek yogurt, strained to remove the whey and water. >> thicker. creamy. it adds a great texture. >> reporter: from richness comes riches. chobani is now the fastest growing yogurt brand in america. and greek yogurt, once a small fr
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
. and 40,000 in new york city are now homeless all as a result of sandy. >> meantime folks right here are continuing their part to help victims of the hurricane. in virginia, hundreds of aol employees loaded up an 18 wheeler with food, water and other socials. and fairfax, virginia, about 150 volunteers were putting together 10,000 ready to eat meals. >> i really believe that, you know, bringing the community together like this, we can change the world with little acts of generosity like this. >> the meals from that food drive will soon be sent to the salvation army in new york. >>> now we're talking redskins. if you thought these first 9 weeks were rough, wait for the next 7. the redskins have five divisional games left to pla and the coach disappointed with the team's performance yesterday against a weak carolina team. they got embarrassed at home against a team that's only won one other game. in yesterday's press conference shanahan said quote now you are playing who obviously is going to be on your team for years to come. end of quote. those comments got folks wondering is he thro
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, it is going to be a while before new york recovers. the city's road to recovery is literally gridlocked. subway trains began rolling a short time ago for the first time in 3 1/2 days. but service is limited. 14 out of the 23 subway lines are now running, but only in limited areas. multiple tunnels and stations remain flooded. authorities say that it will take a week just to pump out the water and then crews will begin assessing the damage and making repairs. >>> most of new jersey's barrier islands remain off limits after sandy. the massive storm left communities along the jersey shore devastated. allison harmlin reports that gas shortages across the state are now a big problem. >>reporter: people who live on long beach island are being forced to stay away, like many of new jersey's barrier islands, there's massive damage everywhere. homes are in pieces and huge amounts of sand are in the streets. residents who decided to ride out sandy on the island are now working together to pick up the pieces. >> everyone whose business depends on the summer, thank god they got their summ
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
about the chance for more fires. in new york city, and i'll have more on is that coming up at 5:30. >> close to 100 homes just leveled by fire. >> leveled. leveled it's crazy. >> and surrounded by water that's the thing that's amazing. homes are surrounded by water but the fire is just -- >> something. >> turnings them to ashes. >> you look how difficult is a for the first responders to get in fight fire with all the flooding. >> thanks kristin. >>> we do have a few school closings to tell you about this morning. >> in anne arundel county the following schools don't have power so they will not be able to hold classes today -- in prince george's county -- in frederick county -- you can check out our website anytime, day or night, wusa9.com, for closings and delays. >>> hundreds of montgomery county teenagers are coping with the loss of a classmate this morning. >> such a sad story, christina morris-ward was struck and killed while walking to seneca valley high school. 9news now reporter julie wolf is live with more on the story, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we are here i
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
new york city and many other communities however drivers are still waiting in those long lines for gasoline and officials predict another difficult commute because not all subways and trains are running yet. >> there's new urgency in the recovery effort because the weather is not helping. millions of storm victims, jim axelrod is in the hard hit secretary of rockaway, queens. >> reporter: this week the weather forecast is throwing one more challenge at those devastated parts of new york and new jersey. freezing temperatures for 1.5 million customers in two states who are still without power. >> onions, garlic. >> reporter: in the far rockaway section of queens, volunteers aren't waiting for the government to help those who need it, they are doing it themselves. >> people need help. we just thought we would come out and give them some hot food. >> reporter: at this intersection a makeshift supermarket sprang up in a marking lot. donations from churches and synagogues provided the inventory. food, clothes and plenty more. for people who say fema hasn't done enough. >> i didn't expect
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
infrastructure and pay for emergency costs related to the storm. the new york city council is going to vote on a plan today to use half a billion dollars to repair public schools and hospitals. 23 schools and two city-owned hospitals are still closed now two weeks after the storm. in boilers, new electrical systems, roof repairs are on the long list of repairs that need to be fixed. also in new jersey they are going to end the gasoline rationing there. it will remain in place in new york city and long island. they expect to have power restored to 99% of customers by tonight. >>> here's a look at some other things making news at 4:35. the deaths of three children, their uncle and grandmother inside a toledo home appear to abmurder-suicide. the woman's husband called police after he shundz suspicion -- he found suspicious notes in the house. they found a truck running with hoses leading to a car in the garage. investigators believe the grandmother was upset about possibly losing custody of her grandchildren. >>> the awards just keep rolling in for the washington nationals. bryce harper named the n
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
. it will still stir controversy. >> gas rationing started this morning in new york city and on long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassman is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. behind me is one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey, 750 emergency workers and about 60 storm victims. but there are hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning 11 days after sandy hit this coastline. in wintry somerset county, northern new jersey, utility crews are days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter was a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just got her electricity back on monday. >> it was a relief. >> reporter: but that relief didn't last long. >> all of a sudden poof. and there we are back in the middle ages. >> reporter: in new york andrew cuomo blasted the power company that serves long island complaining it mismanaged the crisis. >> part of it is just the management and the perfor
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
closed while city inspectors searched for damage. 643,000 throughout new york city are still without power. public schools won't reopen for students until monday. but it's the images from staten island and queens that remain most shocking. docks at the piers in shambles. >> i thought i could fight the flood and i probably could have the flood. but not the fire. >> reporter: and that's what a lot of people say sandy's legacy will be. a hurricane unlike any other with unprecedented snow, fire and flooding in one of the most populated portions of the country. >> thank you. >>> around here there is still 71,000 people without their pow we're. the majority of them are -- power. the majority of them are bge, dominion and potomac edison. i want to show a personal account of what prolonged outages can mean to families in our region. i got an e-mail from a loyal viewer in kristin, virginia, who has been waiting desperately for the power to come back on. she wrote, dear anita, i want to thank you for being our beacon in every storm. my husband waits for your telecast every morning. steve has a
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 1:35am EDT
months to recover. bruce johnson in new jersey, thanks for that. >>> it's not just new jersey. new york city is trying to pull itself back together. and it could be next week before things even start to feel normal again. >> reporter: gridlock on the streets of manhattan and michael bloomberg requiring a three passenger limit for vehicles in the city. portions of the subway system also submerged along with a runway at laguardia airport. >> many people's lives were turned upside down and everyone is working 24 hours a day to get this city back on track. >> reporter: the stock market managed to reopen, but traders report limited access to internet and cell phones. many other buildings remained closed while city inspectors searched for damage. 643,000 throughout new york city are still without power. public schools won't reopen for students until monday. but it's the images from staten island and queens that remain most shocking. docks at the piers in shambles. >> i thought i could fight the flood and i probably could have the flood. but not the fire. >> reporter: and that's what a lot of people s
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
decade with no american troops fighting in iraq. >>> and this is video from the new york city veterans day parade. thousands lined the streets of manhattan sunday for the parade cheering and waving a flag. volunteers also collected winter coats for those in need nearly two weeks after storm sandy hit the area. >>> the hunt continues for the gunman who shot a taco bell manager in columbia, maryland. howard county police say two men confronted the manager outside the restaurant on minstrel way early yesterday and shot him several times. frantic employees ducked for cover and called police. the manager is hospitalized in critical condition. >>> a protest in florida was held on behalf of a man from bethesda, maryland. demonstrators gathered in west palm beach where the national symphony of cuba was making its first u.s. tour. they're protesting the imprisonment of bethesda resident alan gross. he's serving a 15-year sentence on charges he was trying to undermine the cuban government. he said he was only trying to provide internet service to cuba's small jewish community. >>> homeland secur
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
- hour, a late breaking development about the new york city marathon after anger in all five boroughs. top. >> well, a little chilly today. high temperatures held in the low 50s. let me show you temperatures right now. temperatures are in the 40s to around 50. 47, or 49 as you get out to the college park area, 47 in gaithersburg. we'll come back and tell you what the windchills are and look ahead to the rest of the weekend. >>> but first, one of the worst bridges in our area is getting some attention, and it could put a detour in your weekend travel plans. we'll have that after the break. >>> a commuter alert about major work on one of our worst brimin the area. the bridge carrying washington boulevard has been rated poor in the past so now work is getting going to improve the inter change. that means this weekend columbia pike will be closed between south quinn street and south orem. if you need to be in that area find an alternative way to get around. in bethesda part of rockville pike will be closed between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. one northbound and one southbound lane wi
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
hill this morning. >>> secretary of homeland security janet napolitano visited new york city on sunday and toured staten island. she told state and local officials her department and fema are committed to helping everyone in the region who are impacted by super storm sandy. >> the number one issue as we move forward is the housing. now finally identifying those houses susceptible to quick repair and then helping people get those quick repairs so they can get back in and begin the cleanout process and the like. >> staten island was particularly hard hit by the huge storm. >>> the man suspected in rape cases alog the east coast says he doesn't know -- along the east coast says he doesn't know why he couldn't stop attacking women for nearly two decades. his unusual pretrial confessions offer the first real picture of the man who eluded police for decades and he made these confessions over the phone from his jail cell to washington reporter josh white. at one point he says he needs help with this problem, i don't think i'm crazy but something is wrong with me. josh, thank you for be
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
back hours. you might not get that passport renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all, but shut down. >> reporter: and how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will need to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meteorologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will they still be able to spend what they need? >> satellite controls navigation. that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see the slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa will need to take some controllers out of the towers. they will be selective about how they do that and they said that they would not cut back on the major towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be incon convenienced, but worse? >> just about everybody will see their taxes go up. >> reporter: people that work will see their payroll taxes go up and people that itemized won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress has not continued those reductions. small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we basically lose the gain that we have made
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Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
. >>> president obama is visiting new york city today. he's getting an update from local officials on superstorm sandy's recovery efforts and the cities most outer burro. randall pinkston talked to staten island residents about the visit. >> reporter: rudy is glad the president is looking at the damage. some relates say fema and private groups have not done enough to get them back on their feet. more than two weeks since the storm, thousands who have homes remain without power and heat. >> everything thinks they're going to be first in line. there's people who need assistance a lot faster than others, eventually they're going o to get to everybody. >> i'm just about this far from the ceiling fan. >> reporter: bob and maxsine road the storm on a foam mattress. they are satisfied with the government's response so far. >> i think it was slow at first. i think once everything kicked in, you know, it was overwhelming. >> reporter: 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help, the displaced residents are frustrated and exhausted. they want fema to act faster. >> i see e them takeing publics but i
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
manslaughter charges. >>> victims of super storm sandy are hoping president obama's visit to new york city today will help spark some progress in the rebuild. the president got a first-hand look at the damage in places like staten island, where some frustrated residence say they need fema to act faster. the agency has about $8 billion available, and they are expected to ask congress for even more. >>> and topper is out on the weather terrace with a look at our forecast. top, it's a cool night. >> it is a cool night. i have added a sprinkle to the forecast south and east of town. not a huge deal. let's start with temperatures. the clouds are doing us a favor keeping temps up somewhat. 47 downtown, 47 at gaithersburg. 43 in leesburg and manassas and 36 up in frederick. satellite picture of the radar combined. watch this precipitation down through richmond, trying to take a turn to the north. most of it will go out to sea tonight and we will have a nice day tomorrow. but right now we're going to say a slight chance of a sprinkle south and east, otherwise mostly cloudy, lows in the 30s. we'll come b
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Nov 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. >> we can't go to the brookolog bridge. >> reporter: traffic will only get better when all the tunnel and subway lines are clear of water and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. con edison says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds of thousands of people in manhattan. here in new jersey police began allowing people who live along the coast back into their homes for the first time since the storm. for many, it was an emotional homecoming. >> upset we lost everything here and there's nothing we can do. >> reporter: he says the water rose three feet high in his stafford township home. he spent the afternoon throwing away all of his goods. >> i didn't have much left. >> reporter: damage from sandy is estimated at $50 billion. a little bit of good news on the personal side. coming to work tonight, i
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
with the new york city marathon which begins on staten island. >> we have to find some ways to express ourselves and show our solidarity. >> reporter: in manhattan gas lines stretched for blocks for cars and containers. >> if you've got to get gas, you've got to wait. >> reporter: passenger restrictions for cars are being lifted. the hole hand tunnel between new york and new jersey has reopened for commercial vehicles and buses. one of the biggest issues now facing the folks here in staten island is temperatures. tonight they are slated to dip into the 30s, and a lot of people that we're talking to right now are concerned they don't have any power and they're not sure how they're supposed to stay warm. reporting in staten island, back to you. >>> in new jersey more than a million and a half people are still without power, and cars are also lining up for miles. sandy interrupted fuel deliveries and supplies are running low everywhere. without power to run the pump, more than half the state's gas stations are closed. in atlantic city police are allowing residents back in to surve
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Nov 6, 2012 4:30am EST
rules, they may sue. new york city plans to use shuttle buses to transport voters to the polls. new york and new jersey are allowing displaced residents to cast a provisional ballot for president and statewide office holders in any polling place. >>> the uncertainty of voting tonight comes as authorities in both localities, new york and new jersey prepare for a nor'easter which is making its way toward the east coast. officials say the storm could slow efforts to restore power to the nearly 2 million people who are still without electricity. cold weather has made it hard for the people who lack heat or are now homeless. the storm is expected to pri winds of up to 55 miles an hour and there could also be more coastal flooding, as much as two inches along the shore and several inches of snow in pennsylvania and upstate new york are predicted. >>> one week after superstorm sandy, hundreds of residents in krisfield, maryland are still without a permanent home. 126 units the summer's cove apartments were evacuated and flooded there. that means 168 people are in temporary housing. officia
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Nov 10, 2012 8:00am EST
ran ten restaurants in new york city told me yesterday this is enormously worried about what the conditions of business are going forward. do you think there's any chance this could not happen? >> this being a -- >> a deal. >> on the fiscal cliff? >> yes. there's some chance we go over the cliff at least for a little while. there's a cool of thought we could get more action if congress does fall off the cliff, so to speak. >> do you agree? >> i don't. i think the consequences for the markets, of going over the live -- the market is already turbulent. we had a tough week. people woke up from the election and said oh, my god it's the fiscal cliff. it's a roller coaster. we will be careening around the tracks if we go around the cliff or go over. >> thank you. >> thousands of people are still struggling without homes or power in the battered northeast. now almost two full weeks after the enormous storm sandy and life isn't easy for many that escaped the worse of sandy's wrath. gasoline is hard to come by. mark strassman is at a gas station here in manhattan with the latest. good mor
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
who live in new york city and long island, all this in the aftermath of sandy and, of course, this week's nor'easter. police officers are helping to enforce the new rule which requires cars to fuel up on alternating days. today only drivers whose plates ended in an odd number were allowed to buy gas. tomorrow will be the even numbered day and mayor mike bloomberg says the ration doing go on for a while. >> there will be shortages for possibly another couple weeks. >> i've been in line for hours before in odds and evens. now the line is only five minutes long. >> so maybe that's all working out. the nor'easter did temporarily knock out power at a terminal that pumps 4.5 million gallons of gas a day to new york city and long island. the gas crunch caused prices to jump more than 20 cents a gallon in that area. president obama will visit new york to get a look at the recovery from sandy next thursday. >>> we're hearing a firsthand account of frightening moments for some united states airlines passengers headed from denver to dulles. the crew declared an in flight emergency after a man
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Nov 8, 2012 6:30pm EST
rationing for new york city drivers. we'll have to wait until the weekend for the last of the city's flooded tunnels to reopen. and the winds and snows from wednesday's nor'easter killed power to another 200,000 customers, mostly in new jersey. >> and all of this, unfortunately, runs on electric. >> reporter: lynn crofton's fiance, billy reed, a stroke victim, needs this life-sustaining equipment from his ventilator to nebulizer. they've all had to run on generator power since sandy hit. >> who would ever expect in the united states of america that you'd be without power and heat for 11 days? >> reporter: crofton gases you want generator three times a day and waits for the power company. without this life-sustaining equipment. >> we'd be in the hospital. or a nursing home or sitting in a-- sitting in an e.r., and god only knows what he's going to catch this there. i can't do that to another human being. >> reporter: crofton knows she's lucky that at least she has a roof over her head. scott, other families have their entire homes in these mounds of rooms. >> pelley: and a lot of folk
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
york city homeless. more than a million people in new york and new jersey still don't have power. and another storm is on its way. >> the storm could bring more flooding although thankfully not of the scale that sandy did. >> commuting is tough as people wait on long lines for buses, trains and ferries. most new york city schools reopened today for the first time since sandy hit. >> all afternoon we've heard the helicopters overhead and the national guard has now arrived on staten island. people here are happy there will be help and aid. back to you. >> you can imagine how long they've been waiting. thank you. >>> medical vans are arriving tomorrow providing care and distributing much needed prescription drugs to residents who remain in their homes. >> as the hardship continues, the giving continues here in the washington area. all kinds of people and organizations are doing what they can to help sandy's many victims. >> the support for this initiative has been spectacular. >> as president of aol ventures, john broad is responsible for the global innovation efforts. >> this truck
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Nov 16, 2012 4:00am EST
. president obama visits one of new york city's neighborhoods hardest hit by hurricane sandy. >> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, november 16, 2012. >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm duarte geraldino. this morning israel offered to temporary stop its offensive at the gaza strip with rocket fire. israel said it would hold fire during the egyptian prime minister visit as long as hamas held its fire. the president isisiting to show solidarity with hamas. shortly after the prime minister militants fired rockets into israel. violence between israelis and palestinians intensified this week with both sides firing rockets across the border with israel. the israeli military kept up its offensive overnight and into the morning. an air strike hit the ministry building. israel struck at suspected hamas sites. palestinian health officials said 19 people have been killed in gaza since the israeli offensive began. the conflict could escalate even further israeli troops and tanks amassed at the border. >> i hope had a mazz and other terrorist organizations in gaza got the message. if not
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
sky express bus, which is on its way from greensboro to new york city. he'll be sentenced in january. >>> in a city that has seen more crimes than most. even the top police brass in baltimore are calling the crimes outrageous. 11 people mostly young women, kidnapped, robbed, raped. scott broom is in baltimore where the suspects are now behind bars, scott? >> reporter: well behind me is the university in the heart of baltimore. and what is even more chilling about these crimes is that the two predators that have been arrested, they were working the neighborhoods around the state and in six cases. targeting the college students. they are two men accused of kidnapping and terrorizing women near colleges in baltimore between august and october. they targeted the west baltimore neighborhoods near the university. often targeting women at bus stops. forcing them at gunpoint in your gold ford explorer and taking them away. by getting two extremely dangerous people off the streets. today police in baltimore announced the arrest. >> that's the thing they did and the way they treated th
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Nov 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
side, new york with information from there. -- staten island, new york with information from there. >> reporter: commuters had a chaotic commute into manhattan this morning. many were going back to work for the first time since sandy battered the city. many homes in new york and new jersey remainder without power. a nor'easter is expected to bring high winds and heavy rains to the area on wednesday. the hardest hit neighborhoods in staten island are trying to prepare for the worst while they begin to clean up. i'm standing on the foundations of a home picked up by the storm and swept away. it landed half a mile from here. the structure behind me is the second floor of a neighbor's home. pedro crier ray escaped the storm using a neighbor's roof as a life raft. >> reporter: you floated out of here on your neighbor's roof? with your bullfrog? >> it was safe. >> reporter: as many as 40 though new york city residents were left homeless by the storm. schools reopened today. city council speaker christine quinn helped serve breakfast at one public school. >> it is such a big problem that schools don't have heat. >> reporter: in new jersey there were signs the gas crunch is beginning to ease. almost 20 cars were lined up here while the gas stati
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
still headed our way. >> plus new york finds a way to help ease long lines at the gas pump, those stories and more just ahead. >>> it's good if you have an odd license plate in new york city on this first day of gas rationing in new york city and long island. cars are supposed to fill up on alternate days and so far it appears to be working. >> i think it's great. it's moving great. >> i've been in line hours before this odds and evens. now the line is only five minutes long. >> so new jersey started rationing last weekend after superstorm sandy disrupted fuel deliveries and created long lines at the pump. state officials say they are suing several stations for price gouging. some owners were charging 59 cents more per gallon during the crisis. >>> coming up on 9news going airborne. >> reporter: scott broom in largo, at 6:00 wait until you e this astounding flying machine that just might win. this group of university of maryland students may win a quarter million dollars. >>> it's an elusive prize some experts said no one will ever claim, but this week in largo some university of maryland students claim to be very close to claiming a quarter million dollars and making aviati
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Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
has to end in an odd number if you want to buy gas in new york or long island. tomorrow, the even numbers will get their turn. maybe and new york city is hoping this system will ease some of the growing frustration from residents there. that's because right now, only 25% of the gas stations are open in new york city. the severe gasoline shortage was of course caused by the damage and the power outages associated with superstorm sandy. new jersey started the same rationing system a few days ago. >>> and you can help people struggling to recover from sandy with just a click of the mouse. log on to facebook and like us on our facebook fan page, wusatv9.com's fan page, and we ll donate a dollar to the american red cross for each click. >>> when the news continues at noon, our update on our colleague briewsh bruce la shan and what he and his family are dealing with after a tree almost destroyed their house during hurricane sandy. >>> plus we will speak to former republican presidential candidate newt gingrich and his wife is here, and they will talk about pearpship and they have books coming out. we will get it all in when we come back. >>>
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
car to enter new york city. since most mass transit is still down in the city, cars with less than three people trying to cross into manhattan are turned away. so they still have a lot of water that needs to be pumped out of lower manhattan. i'll have an update on the situation there coming up in half an hour at 5:30. back to you. >> all right, thanks a lot kristin fisher,. >>> still ahead this morning the cia is releasing new information on the consulate attack in libya. that story is coming up. >> plus, campaign 2012 ramps back up as mitt romney returns to virginia. president obama also gets a big endorsement. >> and turnovers, the big story for virginia tech last night. killing any chance they had of getting to ten wins this year. keep it here, we'll be right back. >>> 5:09. another chill hi morning. we've got temperatures in the 30s and 40s out this. it will be another breezy day. and we start with mostly cloudy skies. once the sunrise comes and i know we have some breaks now probably seeing some stars overhead but disturbance is going to come through with clouds and a few moun
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Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
year include hello kitty, papa smurf. the parade will take place in new york city, of course. the date, november 22nd. >>> still ahead on 9 news now tonight, walking for health and raising money in the fight against this country's number one fatal disease. >>> and the veteran's day. erica has the forecast when we come back. >> across our area today, boy scouts collected food for people in need. this is the second phase of the annual scouting for food. last week boy scouts delivered bags to hundreds of homes in the washington area. today they went back to collect those bags filled with food. one of the sites was a safe way store on piney branch road in northwest washington. safe way stores throughout the area took part in this. the capital area food bank will distribute the food to more than 700 agencies in our area. >> i'm really happy to see that the boys are participating in high numbers, getting a good sense of what it is to be hungry in our community. >> when you consider one in two children right here, washington, d.c., our nation's capital, doesn't know where their next meal
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Nov 11, 2012 1:35am EST
absolutely the worst. >> reporter: in new york. >> we put in 12 packs in a bag. >> reporter: volunteers like sofia and her daughter fanned out across the city to assist people still struggling. >> they lost a lot of their stuff and their homes right next to the beach. they had a dance and some of us didn't make it through the dance and we're here to give them what they need. >> reporter: volunteers are working to distribute those essentials like blankets, water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some say help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of, you know, fresh water, but for the first 5 or 6 days, no one was there. >> reporter: frustration is especially high on long island. where some of the 130,000 still without power are demanding answers from the long island power authority. >> it's like going on and on and on. end it. the power company says it hopes to have electricity restored by late tuesday. erica ferrari for cbs news for rockaway, new york. >> it's worth reporting, that new york utility says some long island residents won't get power until early next week. >>> new revelations tonight
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